How to stream German TV channels online

ExpressVPN is the best VPN for streaming German channels in ultra-fast HD. Watch ARD, ZDF, Sport1, ProSieben, and other German channels securely with ExpressVPN today.

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  • Set up in minutes, with 24/7 Support
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
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How to watch German TV with a VPN

Step 1

How to sign up for ExpressVPN

Sign up for ExpressVPN and its blazing-fast service.

Step 2

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Select a secure server location in Germany.

Step 3

Use ExpressVPN to watch anything on all of your devices.

Watch all your favorite German TV streaming platforms, live or on demand.

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Stream ProSieben live

You can sign up for ProSieben for free and enjoy everything from reality shows to blockbuster movies. It also airs popular series from the U.S. and elsewhere. ExpressVPN is fully compatible with ProSieben, so you can stream all that you want, free from bandwidth limits.

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Stream Zattoo in HD

Switzerland-based Zattoo is the largest live TV provider in the German-speaking region, with more than 200 channels broadcasting in six countries. Zattoo is also free, and you can stream it securely in HD with ExpressVPN.

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Livestream ARD

Whether for the daily news, live TV, or a movie on demand, the full ARD media library is at your fingertips with ExpressVPN, which enables you to stream privately, securely, and with fast speeds. You’ll never have to miss another livestream of Das Erste or any of the channel’s regional programs.

German channel ZDF logo

Stream ZDF live

ZDF ("Second German Television") is a free public broadcaster that airs popular series, talk shows, and news, along with occasional live sports events (such as the German Cup, FIFA and UEFA tournaments) that draw millions of views around the world. With a VPN you, too, can watch its streaming platform,, securely, and in blazing HD.

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Livestream ORF

ORF is Austria’s premier broadcaster, and it has many international fans, especially in Germany. It features both international and domestic productions on its channels, and is particularly famous for its historic programs. ORF also carries live broadcasts of half of the Formula One racing season.

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Watch Sport1 online

Sport1 carries the Bundesliga and other international top football leagues. But it also shows other sports like darts, handball, and motorcycle racing. Tune in with a VPN to ensure you never miss a minute of the action!

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